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No person shall advertise fireworks in the city or cause such advertisements to be made. This prohibition applies to all advertising of fireworks within the city, regardless of where such fireworks are sold or offered for sale, and regardless of whether the sale itself is legal under the laws of other jurisdictions. This prohibition against firework advertising “within the city” shall apply to advertising on any sign or billboard located in the city, in any newspaper or other publication which is published in the city and has a circulation primarily within the city, by broadcast on any radio or television station that is located in the city, and by handbill or circular distributed in the city. This section does not prohibit sending direct solicitations or advertisements solely to persons possessing a public display permit under Section 15-20-240 below.
“Advertise” as used in this section includes not only placing an advertisement, but also accepting an advertisement for publication and printing, publishing, or displaying it by any of the media set forth above.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be fined not less than $200.00 nor more than $500.00 for each offense. Each day that a violation of this section continues shall be considered a separate and distinct offense.
(Prior code § 125-23; Amend Coun. J. 5-2-95, p. 166)